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Today, health technologies play a critical role in helping solve some of the most pervasive challenges facing America’s healthcare system. The ubiquity of mobile technology, from tablets to smartphones to wearable devices, are enabling doctors to treat, diagnose and consult patients from anywhere on the globe.
Health IT Now submitted comments on the CY 2016 Hospital Outpatient PPS Policy Changes and Payment Rates and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Policy Changes and Payment Rates proposed rule and the Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2016 proposed rule.
When it comes to a patient consult, remote monitoring or a diagnosis, every second counts and the quality of the connection matters.
Telehealth is growing at a tremendous pace.
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Health IT Now issued the following statement in response to the Senate HELP Committee hearing on Information blocking:
Health IT Now continues to believe that information blocking is one of the main impediments to widespread interoperability.
Empowering Patients and Providers: Removing Licensure Barriers to Telehealth
Thursday, July 16
The Health IT Now Coalition invites you to join us for a luncheon briefing to discuss telehealth and the need to reform the current state-based licensure system. Lunch will be served. To RSVP please email [email protected]
Location: U.S. Capitol H-137
Date: July 16th
Time: 12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.
Health IT Now submitted a comment letter to Senate Finance Committee with recommendations for the improvement of care that Medicare patients with chronic conditions receive. We believe that health information is a crucial component in coordinating the care, reduced costs and standardized systems required to improve health outcomes.
In celebration of annual Clinical Trials Awareness Week this week, patient advocacy organizations, medical societies, and other organizations joined together to raise public awareness about the benefits of clinical trials and with just cause.
Health IT: The Intersection of Legislation & Regulation
Wednesday, March 18th
The Health IT Now Coalition invites you to join us for a briefing luncheon that will discuss the importance of health IT and the need for a more clearly defined regulatory pathway. Health IT is critical to providing the best care to today’s patients and lowering health care costs. Lunch will be served.
High speed broadband is transforming health care delivery and the ongoing revolution in the mobile-health marketplace. Consumers are benefiting from new technologies and innovations and this exciting trend will only slow if unwarranted regulations do not allow these burgeoning market to evolve.